Homecoming 2021 Schedule
Thursday, October 14 – Sunday, October 17, 2020
PLEASE NOTE: The following schedule may be subject to change. Please continue to check the Alumni website for updates at: https://www.fredonia.edu/alumni
Thursday, October 14, 2021
7 PM – 9 PM Classes of 1970 and 1971 Early Arrival Reception/ “Beer Blast”
An informal opportunity to mingle, listen to some great music by the alumni group “Sleepy Hollow Syndrome,” share a beverage both alcoholic and non. Nominal charge for refreshments. Location: Tim Hortons. Main floor of the Williams Center.
Friday, October 15, 2021
9 AM – 5 PM Bookstore is Open -- University Commons (formerly Cranston Hall).
Noon – 6 PM Art Gallery Exhibit—John Buck: Prints and Sculptures from the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. The Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.
Noon- Golden Alumni Served Luncheon - Main Floor, Williams Center (formerly known as the Campus Center). For all graduates of 1971 and before. $20/person. Reservations recommended.
1 PM – 5 PM Registration and Ticket Pick Up -- Alumni House, 286 Central Ave.
2:30 PM Tour of the 1891 Fredonia Opera House (formerly known as the Wintergarden), Village Hall, Fredonia. Transportation on your own. Free.
3 PM – 5 PM Biology Guest Speaker. TBA, Kelly Auditorium, Science Center. Free.
3 PM Men’s Soccer Game. Fredonia vs. SUNY New Paltz. University Stadium.
5 PM Homecoming Served Dinner - Main Floor, Williams Center. Celebrating the Classes of 1955, 1956, 1960, 1961, 1965, 1966, 1970, and 1971, recognition of Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award recipients. Williams Center (formerly known as the Campus Center) Reservations recommended. Seating is limited. $30/person.
8 PM 1970’s Reunion Jazz Concert -- Rosch Recital Hall, Mason Hall. Free.
Saturday, October 16, 2021
8 AM – 5 PM Registration and Ticket Pick Up --Williams Center Information Booth.
Coffee may be purchased at STARBUCKS.
9 AM – Ruterbusch Run – Registration in Steele Hall Fieldhouse. For more information contact Coach Tom Wilson at Thomas.Wilson@fredonia.edu
9 AM – 10:30 AM -- Biology Department Breakfast -- Atrium and Costello Reading Room, first floor, Science Center. Free.
9 AM – 5 PM --Study Abroad Alumni Gallery Walk – Study Abroad Student Poster Display. Sponsored by Office of International Education. Main Floor, Williams Center. Free.
10 AM Men’s Alumni Soccer Game -- University Stadium. Free.
10 AM – Noon -- Honors Program Alumni Continental Breakfast. For all graduates of the Honors Program. Location TBA. Free.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Department of Communication 40th Anniversary Celebration
Ongoing Free Tours of the following:
Campus Newspaper, THE LEADER - Second floor, Williams Center, https://fredonialeader.org
Campus Radio Station - Second Floor, McEwen Hall (including a display of former equipment outside the Sheldon Lab) http://www.fredoniaradio.com
Campus Television Station - Please use back entrance of Hendrix Hall. https://www.wnyftv.com
The Studio - Room G9, McEwen Hall. See firsthand how films are developed and shown.
Student films will also be screened in G10 Classroom. Included will be a tour of G6, the "cage," (aka the heavy equipment room)
11 AM Campus Walking Tour -- Meet at Information Booth, Williams Center. Free.
11 AM – 1 PM Biology Alumni Health Panel – Kelly Auditorium, Science Center. Free.
11 AM – 5 PM Bookstore -- Open. University Commons (formerly known as Cranston Hall).
Noon – 6 PM Art Gallery Exhibit --John Buck: Prints and Sculptures from the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. The Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.
12:30 PM Classes of 1970 and 1971 Served Luncheon -- Main Floor, Williams Center, $20.00/ person. Reservations recommended.
1 PM Men’s Soccer Game – Fredonia vs. SUNY Oneonta. University Stadium.
1 PM – 4 PM Men’s Hockey Scrimmage. Fredonia vs. Mercyhurst. Steele Hall Ice Rink.
2 PM - 3 PM Thinking about Teaching - Book Signing by Casey Jakubowski, PhD ’98 (History/Social Studies major), an accessible, user friendly and practically applicable discussion of Teaching, Education, Social Studies and rural educational ideas, practices, and a celebration of learning. Bookstore, University Commons.
2 PM - 4 PM Alumni Get Together -- Dods Grove/Tent/DJ. Nominal charge for beer. Please bring ID.
3 PM Tour of newly renovated Houghton Hall. Meet at front door facing Jewett Hall. Free.
3 PM – 5 PM Antwerp, Belgium Junior Semester Study Abroad Reunion for anyone who had the opportunity to travel in the 1960’s and 1970’s. Tim Hortons Lounge, main floor, Williams Center. Please bring any photos. Nominal charge for refreshments.
3:30 PM – 6:30 PM School of Business Wine and Beer Reception, Main Street Studios, 50 W. Main St. School of Business. Admission of $15 at the door includes wine from 21 Brix Winery and beer from Ellicottville Brewing Company, light snacks, and a School of Business wine or beer glass.
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4 PM – 6 PM Sweetheart Soiree. Costello Room, Atrium Lobby of Marvel Theatre, Rockefeller Arts Center. Champagne and cake for all who met their spouse, significant other, or best friend on campus. $10.00 charge at door.
5:30 PM Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Dinner – Cocktail Reception at 5:30 PM, Dinner at 6 PM, Program at 7 PM. Main Floor, Williams Center. Please keep checking the website for reservation and payment information: www.fredonia.edu/alumni
6 PM Classes of 1990 and 1991 Meet and Greet – Old Main Inn, 24 Water St., Fredonia, NY.
6 PM Classes of 1995 and 1996 Meet and Greet – Muldoon’s, 26 Water St., Fredonia, NY.
6 PM Classes of 2000 and 2001 Meet and Greet – Heenan’s Irish Pub, 39 E. Main St., Fredonia, NY.
8 PM Wind Ensemble Concert – King Concert Hall, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.
9 PM Classes of 2010 and 2011 Meet and Greet -- Old Main Inn, 24 Water St., Fredonia, NY.
9 PM Downtown Meetings -- Look for location assignments at Homecoming Registration Booth. All honored classes will have opportunities to convene at designated establishments downtown.
Sunday, October 17, 2021
Noon – 4 PM Art Gallery Exhibit -- John Buck: Prints and Sculptures from the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. The Cathy and Jesse Marion Art Gallery, Rockefeller Arts Center. Free.
6 PM Fredonia Chamber Choir, Fredonia College Choir, and Fredonia Camerata, (Formerly Women’s Choir), Rosch Recital Hall, Mason Hall. Free.
Friday, October 15
Saturday, October 16
Sunday, October 17
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